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2 Do you think animals are important ? Can you name any famous animals ? What do you think the roles of animals have been in the past ? What do you think about animals?

3 What do these animals have in common?

4 The PDSA Dickin Medal The PDSA Dickin Medal is known as the Victoria Cross for animals. Maria Dickin, CBE decided to award the bravery of animals. The PDSA Dickin Medal was created in 1943 and has been awarded to dogs, pigeons, horses and a cat!

5 Treo the hero Commando the Pigeon Awarded the Dickin Medal. He delivered 3 important messages from France to Britain in Treo was awarded the Dickin Medal in February Treo saved the lives of many soldiers when he found a bomb on the roadside where soldiers were about to pass.

6 Treo the hero Commando the Pigeon Awarded the Dickin Medal. He delivered 3 important messages from France to Britain in Treo was awarded the Dickin Medal in February Treo saved the lives of many soldiers when he found a bomb on the roadside where soldiers were about to pass.

7 The PDSA Gold Medal The Gold Medal is awarded to civilian animals. Civilian means animals who aren’t in the armed forces. Given to animals who have been very brave or have saved the life of a person or another animal.

8 Endel is awarded the PDSA Gold Medal! Endel was the partner of a Gulf War Veteran. One cold night Allen was knocked out of his wheel chair in a car park and left unconscious. Endel rolled Allen into the recovery position, and pulled his blanket over him to keep him warm. Endel then pushed Allen’s mobile phone by his head and waited with Allen until he regained consciousness, then Endel ran to get help.


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